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Subtract 9/30 from 7/5

1st number: 1 2/5, 2nd number: 9/30

7/5 - 9/30 is 11/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    7/5 = 7 × 6/5 × 6 = 42/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    9/30 = 9 × 1/30 × 1 = 9/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/30 - 9/30 = 42 - 9/30 = 33/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/10
  6. In mixed form: 11/10

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